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Access Accelerator appoints Interim Executive Director

Nassau, The Bahamas -The Access Accelerator Small Business Development Centre (Access Accelerator) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Ms. Samantha L. Rolle has been appointed Interim Executive Director at the...

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Always Personal – Never Business

WAIT A MINUTE!!!!! Yes, you! Wait! One! Minute! I know you have been working hard, early morning and late nights! I know you are tired and the warm weather is screaming vacation. I know that newsletter just hit your emai...

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Three Ways to Find Stories To Tell

Storytelling is the new buzzword. But beyond hearing that you should be telling stories in your business, what else do you know about storytelling? Chances are nothing, but here are three tips to help you get started wit...

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Understanding the Elements of Design for your Brand

Here in The Bahamas, we’ve seen a spike in brand awareness for many business owners both big and small. It has shifted the dynamic of how people do business, understanding that a company’s identity makes all the differen...

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Access Accelerator continues Island Tour throughout the Country

A team from the Access Accelerator Small Business Development Centre (Access Accelerator) toured Eleuthera recently, having already toured Exuma and Grand Bahama as part of a sustained effort to ensure that Family Island...

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Caribbean Export meet with Bahamian Stakeholders to Discuss Vital Export Opportunities for SMEs

The Caribbean Export Development Agency remains committed to engaging with its stakeholders and providing targeted support to meet the needs of the private sector. To this end, Services Specialist, Allyson Francis, led a...

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Bain: Small business plans are being impacted by quickly rising costs

Nassau, The Bahamas -Price volatility is making business planning that more difficult for clients of the Access Accelerator Small Business Centre, its Executive Director Davinia Bain told Guardian Business recently, expl...

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So, you had an amazing idea and did the work to form a solid, well-interrogated business plan around it.  You assiduously carried out market assessments and engaged a strong team to execute the idea.  Finally, you access...

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San Salvador water startup receives over $200,000 in funding through Access Accelerator

Out Island Water Company was created by Trevor Williams, a native of the island of New Providence. The startup will specialize in purified water manufacturing, water bottling and manufacturing ice. The Access Accelerator...

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Mama Sassy’s Gourmet Foods aims to spice up store shelves with island-inspired pepper sauces and jams

 A 10-pound bag of goat pepper gifted by a friend-led home cook Cherelle Cartwright on a path to creating pepper jams and jellies. After demand for her products spread like wildfire, a grant from Access Accelerator enabl...